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Pique to Valley Listings Jan. 10-16

Friday, Jan. 10 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: Canadian Avalanche Foundation Dinner Where: Dusty’s Avalanche awareness spokesperson, Justin Trudeau is special guest, with music from the Adam Woodall Band, serving up blues, rock, jazz and folk.

Friday, Jan. 10

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Canadian Avalanche Foundation Dinner

Where: Dusty’s

Avalanche awareness spokesperson, Justin Trudeau is special guest, with music from the Adam Woodall Band, serving up blues, rock, jazz and folk.

What: Big Mountain Movie Night

Where: Merlin’s

Catch Superpark, filmed in Mammoth, California. The world's top skiers riding the biggest terrain park ever built. Also showing, the hilarious Skiyerassoff. Movies start at 9 p.m. Free but limited seating.

Who: Rick Scott

Where: MY Place

One for the kids. Humour, music and mayhem presented by the Moving Chords Youth Show Choir and the Rotary Club of Whistler. Adults $12, Kids $7. Starts at 7 p.m.

Who: WDC

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite party band plays all your favourite rock ’n’ roll hits.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: The Crystal Lounge

Reminds you of Joni Mitchell. This gifted songwriter and talented guitar player also has a great voice.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and classic rock.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Old jazz standards plus contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

Who: Lost Saloon

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Hot country hits.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Exotic dancing girls help the boys relax after a busy week.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Dance the night away to a mix of hip hop and R&B classics.

What: Take The Bend Out Of Fridays

Who: Mat the Alien and Ty-C

Where: Tommy Africa’s

The freshest mix of hip hop breaks and drum ’n’ bass from host Ty-C and Mat, a veteran turntablist who’s toured the world.

Who: DJ Ghetto Boy

Where: Maxx Fish

It’s funky house and full-on dance night, while Ziptrek give out free tours.

Who: DJ Buddha

Where: Dusty’s

Trip hop and acid jazz jam night with turntables, MCs, vocals and live instruments.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

It’s the right night to get out and shake it with mainstream music.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Derek dominates the decks with his hip hop, R&B and Top 40 tracks.

Saturday, Jan. 11

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: The Big Shivoo

Where: The Garibaldi Lift Co.

The BME’s big party for those in the week’s clinics and competitions. Lappelectro, a jazzy electronic improviso outfit will keep you partying all night. Doors at 8:30 p.m.

What: Saturday Night Live

Where: Dusty’s

The D rocks with the return of Fargo. This trio from Vancouver played at Dusty's last year for apres and the Canadian BBQ Championships.

Who: Barney Bentall & Babe Gurr

Where: Brackendale Art Gallery

Celebrate the Brackendale Winter Eagle Festival by day and listen to these Canadian icons by night. Rock and folk fused into one great show.

What: Himalayan Visions and Tibetan Voices

Where: MY Place

A beautiful and inspiring multimedia show. Tickets are $15. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Who: Exitthisside

Where: The Crab Shack

Rising Vancouver band bring their energetic punk rock performance to shake the Shack.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: The Crystal Lounge

Reminds you of Joni Mitchell. This gifted songwriter and talented guitar player also has a great voice.

Who: Bob Funk

Where: Hoz’s Pub

A shagadelic show of funky classics.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and classic rock

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro

Old jazz standards plus contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

Who: Lost Saloon

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Hot country hits.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Spinning the best hip hop and dance in Whistler. Expect a long line if you’re late.

What: Off The Hook

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Whistler’s biggest house night, DJ Milton knows exactly how to get the crowd going with funky tracks, breaks and go-go dancers.

Who: Superfunk with DJ Keph

Where: Maxx Fish

Blasting all of his uber-sexy funk, R&B, dance, and hip hop, this boy’ll make everyone look good.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The master of the mainstream mix doing his things for the stags and stagettes.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Savage love on the turntables with hip hop R&B and top 40 classics.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

A drinkin’ and dancin’ kind of place for a whole lot of fun.

What: Locals’ Living Room

Where: The Boot

It’s an endless summer on Saturday nights with surf flicks and suds.

PUBS AND PATIOS

Where: Casa Tapas and Wine Bar

This jazz-infused lounge bar welcomes the funky set that want a more relaxed yet sophisticated night out.

Where: Citta’

Citta’ has those long windows and big heaters that make it the place to meet and watch the world go by.

Where: The Brew House

Kick back with a locally brewed beer and enjoy a game of pool by the big log fire.

Where: Amsterdam Pub & Café

The Dam has big heaters, cool tunes and artwork, plus great meals.

Where: Black’s Pub

Black’s has got one almighty new patio and now’s the time to break it in.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

Is exactly that, neighbourly, with some of the best value pub food in Whistler and big screen sports, keno, and darts.

Sunday, Jan. 12

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Tegan and Sara

Where: GLC

Punkish pop and rock singing guitar girls who also happen to be sisters. If Neil Young wants them, so will you. See story.

What: Stella Sundays

Where: Merlins

DJ Keph kicks in the apres vibe with a little help from Stella Artois.

Who: WDC

Where; The Crabshack

Your favourite local contemporary cover band is here to close the weekend right.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro

Old jazz standards plus contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

Who: The Dave Crowley Band

Where: Garfinkel’s

D.C and the boys are back at Garf’s. They’ll play harder and faster than ever with the return of guitarist Rico Suave.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and classic rock.

What: Punk Night

Where: The Boot Pub

Music for the people that don’t follow trends, featuring Removal and The Shitty’s

What: Open Mic night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Humble home music-makers take to the stage and soak up the spotlight for a casual evening of untapped talent at the lounge.

Who: Bob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Grab a cup of java and chill out after a day’s skiing with funky songs to sing to.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Muchi

What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Vancouver’s Muchi will drop down some of the best funky breaks that ever hit Whistler. DJ Ghetto Boy opens.

What: Loungin’ with DJ Glu and friends.

Who: DJ Def Star Dub

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip hop on down to the dance floor.

Who: DJ TBA

Where: Longhorn Saloon

Spinning sweet beats for you to chill to, play some pool or grab a bite and a brew.

What: Reggae Beats and Breaks

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ "C" the Selecta, a.k.a. Craig Ingman of Circa, legalizes every Sunday night.

What: Sugar

Where: Moe Joe’s

Funky tunes and foxy ladies behind the bar.

Who: DJ Rico Suave

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Classic rock and mainstream madness.

What: The Best From The West

Where: The Garibaldi Lift Co.

Drop into the GLC’s urban lounge and get cosy and comfy with phat tunes from the biggest names in Whistler’s music scene.

Monday, Jan. 13

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Dusty’s

Whether you’re a visitor wanting to jam or a local ready to explode on the music scene, this night is for you. Hosted by Phil Richard and backed by a three-piece band, this is one interactive showcase for all.

Who: Rounds Night

Where: Merlin’s

Join Guitar Doug, for a rockin’ sing-and-dance-along like no other. Apres’ songs from 3 p.m.

What: Monday Madness

Where: The Boot Pub

Seattle’s finest Slammin’ Jack. Five musicians with one common goal: to create real music. $5 at the door.

Who: WDC

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite cover band marks the start of the new week with some damn fine rock ’n’ roll.

What: Karaoke Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Expect it all, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Where all the wannabes gettabe.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro

Old jazz standards plus contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Fresh Meat Mondays

Where: Maxx Fish

Pick over the new locals while grooving to the awesome hip hop, R&B and Top 40 of DJ R3.

What: Magnum Opus with DJ Ryder

Where: Tommy Africa’s

’80s beats at their best from the Retro Machine DJ Ryder, who pumps out track after memorable track to pump, bump and jump to.

What: Bikini Contest Part 2

Where: Garfinkel’s

It’s a beach party all week with the second instalment of Garf’s Bikini Contest tonight, so dress accordingly.

Who: DJ Milton

Where: The Garibaldi Lift Co.

Drop into the GLC’s urban lounge and get cosy and comfy with phat tunes from this funky house master.

Who: DJ Rico Suave

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Classic tunes for an awesome apre-ski atmosphere for the heli ski crowd.

What: All Over The Map Mondays

Where: Savage Beagle

An eclectic mix of contemporary classics. Nobody knows where this guy will take it.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Comedy Night

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Three headliner comedians in Colin Campbell, Carey Marx and Kerry Talmage. Show starts at 8:30 p.m.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock

What: Creekside Karaoke

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Want to take centre stage? No need to go all the way to town, just come on down to Hoz’s for a night in the limelight.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

A flesh fest for the fellas featuring exotic dancing girls.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Jungle ’n’ Breaks

Where: Tommy Africa’s

A solid night from the DJs Soldier, Logic and Plastic Surgeon. The best of breaks, drum & bass and jungle all night long. Two DJs playing together on four turntables.

Who: DJ Yan Solo

Where: Maxx Fish

Whistler’s freshest hip hop.

What: Bombay Sapphire Ladies Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

A gorgeous night filled with sexxy house. Local DJ Shandy Rae and Tristan from Van will celebrate with you. Ladies free before 10:30. It’s a beach party all week so dress accordingly.

What: Disco Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

Put together your best disco duds and come boogie on down until you just can’t boogie no more.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: The Savage Beagle

Wednesday, Jan. 15

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Locals’ New Year’s Eve

Where: GLC

DJ Vinyl Ritchie takes care of those who worked while everyone else got to party. Now it’s their turn. $5 at the door.

Who: Wes

Where: The Crab Shack

Wes is the West Coast’s own guitar wonder with an impressive local following.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

It’s amazing what you can do with wax. Catch the girls in all their glory.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Spare Grooves

Where: Maxx Fish

Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee show off their talents on four turntables, with special guest MCs every week. A huge one for the locals.

What: Retro Strikes Back

Where: Garfinkel’s

Everything from disco to ’90s brought to you by DJ Timeline. It’s a beach party all week so wear Speedos.

What: Lifted with DJ Milton

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Cash Wednesdays with Milton bringing out his best house and breaks for the locals and loads of rewards for working so hard, like $100 cash, VIP cards.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream mayhem from 8 p.m.

Who: DJ Def Dubs

Where: Savage Beagle

Deft mix-it-up moves from DJ Dubs.

What: Locals’ night

Where: Moe Joe’s

This locals’ night is the real deal.

Thursday, Jan. 16

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Nearly Neil Diamond

Where: The Crab Shack

It’ll be like a hot August night once his sequined shirt hits the stage, and the voice, oh sweet Caroline.

Who: Rae-Leigh Lohse

Where: The Crystal Lounge

A mix of acoustic covers and originals. Enjoy Ray’s takes on Sheryl Crowe, the Indigo Girls, Nirvana, even the Spice Girls.

What: THENON

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

Heavy rock with punk influences from this local band busting out their new CD, Existence . Funky rhythms also from Mat the Alien. Tickets are $5. Doors at 9 p.m.

What: Honey Thursdays

Where: Dusty’s

Sweet sounds from the best women in the Whistler music scene, Kyla the talented fiddler.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock

Who: Cold Snap

Where: The Boot

Live rock ’n’ roll, a pool tourney and good cheap chews and brews.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro

Old jazz standards plus contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Thirstdays

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

DJ Peacefrog plays all the mainstream gems to get you grooving.

What: L’80s Night Retrobution

Where: Maxx Fish

Ladies free all night as DJ Mr. Fister plays all the trax you forgot you loved.

What: Eye Candy with DJ R3

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Tommy’s promo girls show off sweets to stimulate all your senses. R3 spins hip hop, funky house and loads of sexy trax. Free cover for ladies all night long.

What: Ladies Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

This night looks good, smells good and for the ladies, it’s all good with free entry and specials inside.

What: Proud to be Locals’ Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ Erin and DJ Trix rev up this legendary locals’ night of nights with house anthems and contemporary classics. It’s a beach party all week and half price for those in beach gear.

Who: DJ Tanner Hall

Where: Savage Beagle

Spinning hip hop all night long.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Absolutely Fabulous FAT , MY Place, Jan. 17-19

Del the Funky Homosapian, Garfinkel’s, Jan. 20

Inaugural Amateur Boot Ballet, Jan. 25

Robert Walters Congress, The Boot, Feb. 2

Michael Franti and Spearhead, The GLC, Feb. 8 & 9




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